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Unexpected storms diverted 100 American Airlines flights and sparked hundreds of cancellations

(CNN) — Severe thunderstorms around Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on Wednesday caused 100 American Airlines flight diversions and led to hundreds of cancellations that extended into Thursday’s schedule. More than 300 American Airlines flights had been canceled by midday Thursday, or 9% of its schedule, according to flight tracking site FlightAware. A total of about …

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Unexpected Solar Wind Stream Hits Earth at 372 Miles Per Second

On Sunday, Earth’s magnetic field was pelted by a solar wind stream reaching velocities of more than 600 kilometers (372 miles) per second. While that’s nothing too alarming – solar storms often pummel our planet triggering spectacular auroras – what is weird is that this storm was totally unexpected.   “This event was not in the …

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Storm’s Sue Bird Celebrated by WNBA World During Final Regular-Season Home Game

Steph Chambers/Getty Images The eyes of the women’s basketball world were fixated on Climate Pledge Arena as Sue Bird played her final regular-season home game for the Seattle Storm. The Storm came out on the losing end against the Las Vegas Aces, falling 89-81 on Sunday. Bird finished with nine points, six assists, four rebounds …

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McLaughlin storms to weather-delayed Nashville pole

Delayed as rainfall and local lightning strikes pushed qualifying for the Nashville Grand Prix back by 90 minutes, street race ace Scott McLaughlin wasn’t bothered by the pause to the afternoon as he eventually rocketed around the temporary circuit to earn pole position. It was the New Zealander’s second pole of the year—his first coming …

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In Wayne Rooney’s debut, D.C. United storms back for a stunning win

Comment on this story Comment Minutes before D.C. United’s match against Orlando City began Sunday, Wayne Rooney climbed the steps behind Audi Field’s south goal and took in the warm welcome from a gathering crowd. It had been four years since he arrived in Washington as a player, but in this second tour, he carried …

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